FORMBY, England – First round foursomes pairings for the 2016 Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club were announced at today’s opening ceremony. The first match of the Ryder Cup-style competition between collegiate golfers will tee off at 7:30 am Friday.
The first match of the competition features David Boote and Sam Horfield against Team USA’s Alistair Docherty and Will Gordon. In match No. 2, Poland’s Adrian Meronk and Austria’s Matthias Schwab will face Doug Ghim and Will Zalatoris. The French team of Antoine Rozner and Robin Sciot-Siegrist square off versus Rico Hoey and Nahum Mendoza III. In the fourth pairing, Stuart Grehan and Lars van Meijel compete against America’s Derek Bard and Michael Johnson. The final match will pitt Mathias Eggenberger and Robin Petersson against Charlie Danielson and Zach Wright of the United States.
Afternoon four-ball matches are scheduled begin at 1:30 pm with pairings to be determined.
The United States leads the all-time Arnold Palmer Cup series 10-8-1.
June 24 First Round Foursomes Pairings
Foursomes Matches Pairings
Match 1: 7:30 am
David Boote/Sam Horsfield, Europe vs. Alistair Docherty/Will Gordon, USA
Match 2: 7:44 am
Adrian Meronk/Matthias Schwab, Europe vs. Doug Ghim/Will Zalatoris, USA
Match 3: 7:58 am
Antoine Rozner/Robin Sciot-Siegrist, Europe vs. Rico Hoey/Nahum Mendoz III, USA
Match 4: 8:12 am
Stuart Grehan/Lars van Meijel, Europe vs. Derek Bard/Michael Johnson, USA
Match 5: 8:26 am
Mathias Eggenberger/Robin Petersson, Europe vs. Charlie Danielson/Zach Wright, USA
Featuring footage of the Formby Golf Club and opening ceremony as well as interviews with Mike Cook (Head Coach, Team USA), Janice Moore (Head Coach, Team Europe), Matthias Schwab (Team Europe) and Charlie Danielson (Team USA).